Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology
University of California San Diego
United States

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Job #JPF03842
  • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY / Biological Sciences / UC San Diego

Position overview

Position title:Assistant Professor
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $118,900-$141,000.
The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1-l.pdf The base salary range, from the salary table, for this position is $74,600 - $97,200.
“Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. Additional UCSD salary information can be found here: https://aps.ucsd.edu/compensation/apo-salary.html

Application Window

Open date: November 27, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 27, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The School of Biological Sciences (https://biology.ucsd.edu/), Department of Molecular Biology, invites applications for two faculty positions in Molecular Biology at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. Candidates pursuing innovative research in the general area of Computational Molecular Biology are encouraged to apply; applicants with fully dry / computational labs are strongly preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates that foster equity and inclusion. Potential areas of interest include, but are not limited to, studies focused on development of novel computational methods in biophysics, structural biology, genomics, genetics, and bioinformatics with applications ranging from image analysis for cryo-EM, cryo-ET, and advanced light microscopy to AI/ML-based modeling of protein structure-function- evolution as well as dynamic intracellular processes.

The School of Biological Sciences at UCSD is a vibrant center of scientific discovery, innovation, and collaboration. Our large research base spans many areas of biology and has one of the most celebrated graduate programs in the country. We are committed to academic excellence, and to enhancing access, inclusion and success of our diverse faculty, staff and students (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/; https://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/).

Further details about the required application material can be found at: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/apply-lrf-lsoe.html

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree
  • Commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Excellence and creativity in research and scholarship
  • Commitment to or have created programs that improve equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - A statement summarizing training, experience and research achievements

  • Statement of Teaching - A statement describing prior teaching experience and teaching philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html and https://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/faculty-expectations.html.

  • COVID Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
    (Optional)

  • Publication 1

  • Publication 2

  • Publication 3

  • Publication 4 (Optional)

  • Publication 5 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03842

Help contact: kjgraves@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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